Google Will Begin Testing End-to-End Encryption for Messages
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Google announced that it had completed a global rollout of Rich Communications Service (RCS), while Messages will start testing end-to-end encryption. RCS is a communications protocol that allows for a richer text-based system. One of the biggest concerns about RCS is the protection of the messages, and to that end, Google will start protecting Messages with end-to-end encryption. During the tests, both sides must be using the latest beta version of Messages and have Chat features over data or Wi-Fi enabled. (Abner Li / 9 to 5 Google)
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